Title: Charlotte Beauvoisin (Uganda)

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URL: http://www.muzungubloguganda.com

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Huge boost for Kenya tourism as UK relaxes travel restrictions - 17/Sep/2021 19:58 - 31 days ago
Kenya moves from red list to amber list Finally! Kenya 🇰🇪 is off the UK’s red list! For the last few month...
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Huge boost for Kenya tourism as UK relaxes travel restrictions - 17/Sep/2021 19:58 - 31 days ago
Kenya moves from UK's red list to amber list. The post Huge boost for Kenya tourism as UK relaxes travel restrictions appeared ...
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Latest COVID-19 health measures at Entebbe International Airport, Uganda - 17/Sep/2021 09:57 - 31 days ago
COVID-19 health measures at Entebbe International Airport, Uganda effective 16th September, 2021. Uganda Civil Aviation Authorit...
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woman&home interview - 06/Sep/2021 09:07 - 42 days ago
Interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin about life in Uganda features in October 2021 issue of woman&home magazine The post wo...
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Lash goals - 25/Aug/2021 07:36 - 54 days ago
Lash goals. Yes dear reader, that’s a thing! Yesterday I went shopping on the British high street. (After my year in the f...
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How to enter Red List UK via Spain - 25/Jul/2021 18:41 - 85 days ago
Do you want to travel to the UK from Uganda, Kenya or Rwanda in 2021? Here’s how I did it! These East African countries &#...
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A world class welcome at Entebbe Airport - 09/Jul/2021 15:19 - 101 days ago
Is it safe to travel to Uganda during COVID-19? Standard Operating Procedures at Entebbe International Airport Yesterday I flew ...
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Diary of a Muzungu’s tips for staying sane during lockdown! - 17/Jun/2021 16:52 - 123 days ago
Diary of a Muzungu's tips for staying sane during lockdown! Entebbe Airport open for international tourism but Uganda under lock...
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Out of my element: climbing Mount Elgon - 27/Apr/2021 15:39 - 174 days ago
Do you love a physical challenge? In this week’s Guest Post, Jean Byamugisha, CEO of the ‎Uganda Hotel Owners Association sw...
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A luxury escape to Mombasa–limited offer! - 21/Apr/2021 14:56 - 180 days ago
Mombasa beach package The post A luxury escape to Mombasa – limited offer! appeared first on Diary of a Muzungu | Uganda &...
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Pant hoots and knuckle prints–Chimp tracking in Kibale Forest - 17/Apr/2021 05:02 - 184 days ago
Tracking chimpanzees in Uganda's Kibale Forest with tips for would-be trackers! The post Pant hoots and knuckle prints – ...
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Pant hoots and knuckle spins–Chimp tracking in Kibale Forest - 17/Apr/2021 05:02 - 184 days ago
Tracking chimpanzees in Uganda's Kibale Forest with tips for would-be trackers! The post Pant hoots and knuckle spins – C...
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The Polish women who fled Europe to build a church in Uganda - 17/Apr/2021 04:27 - 184 days ago
Diary of a Muzungu. Polish Catholic Church, Nyabyeya, Masindi, Uganda The post The Polish women who fled Europe to build a churc...
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Nairobi back in lockdown - 27/Mar/2021 11:59 - 205 days ago
Kenya's President Kenyatta announces #lockdown in Nairobi, Kajiado, Machakos, Kiambu and Nakuru counties. March 26th 2021 #COVID...
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Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo goes virtual! - 23/Mar/2021 04:43 - 209 days ago
Uganda Tourism Board launches POATE 2021 Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo. The virtual tourism expo will take place 23 - 25 April 20...
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Grateful everyday #LockdownDiaries - 20/Mar/2021 09:35 - 212 days ago
I forget how different my life is to most people's: everyday sights and sounds of life in my wooden house on the edge of Kibale ...
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Grateful everyday #LockdownDiaries - 20/Mar/2021 09:35 - 212 days ago
I forget how different my life is to most people's: everyday sights and sounds of life in my wooden house on the edge of Kibale ...
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A forest wakes up - 20/Mar/2021 09:20 - 212 days ago
A forest wakes up. Birdwatching on the edge of Kibale Forest #LockdownDiaries The post A forest wakes up appeared first on Diary...
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“I have liked you” - 18/Feb/2021 15:34 - 242 days ago
Roasted goat and gonja on the bus from Kampala to Fort Portal. Road travel via Mubende. Tips for travelers #VisitUganda The post...
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Travel to Rwanda during COVID-19: step by step guide - 04/Feb/2021 14:54 - 256 days ago
Travel to Rwanda during the pandemic. Do visitors to Rwanda need COVID-19 test? COVID-19 Rwanda update, Kigali Airport COVID-19 ...
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The euphoric Rwenzoris! - 25/Jan/2021 16:54 - 266 days ago
In December 2020, a team of climbers embarked on a 9-day fact-finding climb of Margherita Peak, the highest point in the Rwenzor...
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Uganda slashes permit&park fees for all visitors - 01/Dec/2020 18:09 - 321 days ago
Uganda Wildlife Authority promotion December 1 2020 to March 31 2021 - gorilla and chimp permits, National Parks, birdwatching T...
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Entebbe International Airport, Uganda: travel in‘the new normal’ - 19/Nov/2020 08:38 - 333 days ago
Prof Wolfgang Thome of ATCNews.org recently flew from Entebbe International Airport in Uganda. COVID-19 #VisitUganda The post E...
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Uniquely Semliki - 05/Nov/2020 10:30 - 347 days ago
Semliki Safari Lodge Where in Uganda can you enjoy a night game drive, engage with experts who are actively conserving a Protect...
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Do you support the campaign to save Bugoma Forest? - 30/Oct/2020 13:05 - 353 days ago
Bugoma Forest: A garden of Eden under threat. Vision Group begins a campaign to save Bugoma Forest #SaveBugomaForest The post Do...
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Entebbe International Airport reopens - 09/Oct/2020 07:00 - 374 days ago
Uganda Civil Aviation Authority directives for resumption of international flights The Muzungu writes: the official statement fr...
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Conservation in Africa during the Pandemic: podcast interview - 17/Sep/2020 04:59 - 396 days ago
Charlotte Beauvoisin talks to Kojo Bentum-Williams about Conservation in Africa during COVID-19 pandemic on VA Tourism Podcast T...
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When can I travel to Uganda? Post-lockdown FAQs - 01/Sep/2020 07:14 - 412 days ago
Travel to Uganda and Kenya during the COVID-19 pandemic: frequently asked questions about quarantine, visas, immigration, Entebb...
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Now is the time to take precautions! - 09/Aug/2020 15:15 - 435 days ago
Letter to U.S. Citizens in Uganda: Now is the Time to take Precautions! Letter from US Embassy, Kampala. August 2020. COVID-19 ...
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Uganda’s tourism private sector demands airport reopening - 09/Aug/2020 11:53 - 435 days ago
Private sector stakeholders from Uganda’s tourism, hospitality & aviation met at Sheraton Kampala Hotel August 5 2020 to ...
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Virtually edible! A food tour of Uganda - 06/Aug/2020 06:51 - 438 days ago
A virtual food tour of Uganda - favourite traditional dishes, must-try food / drinks for visitors, dining customs plus the worst...
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Do you run a tourism business in the Rwenzori region? - 27/Jul/2020 05:16 - 448 days ago
Digital Marketing Training for Rwenzori-based tourism businesses. Sign up for a four-day programme of Digital Marketing Training...
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Do you run a tourism business in the Rwenzori region? - 27/Jul/2020 05:16 - 448 days ago
Digital Marketing Training for Rwenzori-based tourism businesses. Sign up for a four-day programme of Digital Marketing Training...
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The future of travel in East Africa: Interview with Prof. Wolfgang Thome - 01/Jun/2020 08:45 - 504 days ago
Travel writers Professor Wolfgang Thome, Solomon Oleny, Edgar Batte and me Charlotte Beauvoisin at Kilimanjaro Airport The post...
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We Asked for Fascinating Stories of Lockdown Abroad. And Wow, Did We Get Them - 20/May/2020 05:36 - 516 days ago
An update from Charlotte Beauvoisin in Kibale Forest during lockdown, as featured on Fodor's Travel The post We Asked for Fascin...
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Uganda Wildlife Authority goes live on Facebook to discuss wildlife protection during the pandemic - 28/Apr/2020 05:30 - 538 days ago
Sam Mwandha, ED Uganda Wildlife Authority live on Facebook to discuss wildlife protection during Coronavirus pandemic The post U...
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A time to dream: A message from Bradt Guides - 18/Apr/2020 05:30 - 548 days ago
A time to dream: A message from Bradt Guides. An inspiring message about travel and 50% off all Bradt Guides The post A time to ...
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My house is alive! - 30/Mar/2020 05:19 - 567 days ago
What is disturbing me? That simple answer eludes me tonight… My house is alive! (You know when there’s something in your...
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Corona Virus survival tips: how to work from home - 23/Mar/2020 11:45 - 574 days ago
pilot is working from home. Corona Virus. Doug Shen on Twitter The post Corona Virus survival tips: how to work from home appear...
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Bracing ourselves for Corona Virus in Uganda - 15/Mar/2020 11:01 - 582 days ago
#CoronaVirus #CoronavirusUpdates #COVID-19 Uganda The post Bracing ourselves for Corona Virus in Uganda appeared first on Diary ...
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A guide to Red Rocks Cultural Festival 2020, Musanze - 10/Mar/2020 11:53 - 587 days ago
What is Red Rocks Cultural Festival? A celebration of community conservation and traditional Rwandan culture The post A guide to...
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The land of 1000…surprises! A solo exploration of Rwanda - 02/Mar/2020 05:39 - 595 days ago
Although Rwanda pitches itself as a high-end destination, the country has accommodation for all budgets. Rwanda is an easy count...
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The Doctor and the spy gorilla! - 17/Feb/2020 05:18 - 609 days ago
BBC’s “Spy in the Wild” series meets Uganda’s Mountain Gorillas. Diary of a Muzungu interviews Uganda’...
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Bradt Uganda–the definitive guidebook. Edition 9 out now! - 17/Jan/2020 05:21 - 640 days ago
Interview with Philip Briggs, author of the Bradt Guidebook to Uganda. I first met Philip at Sunbird Hill in Kibale where we too...
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Protected: Bradt Uganda–the definitive guidebook. Edition 9 out now! - 09/Jan/2020 15:21 - 648 days ago
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Bradt Uganda – the definitive guidebook. Edition...
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International Flights to Uganda - 17/Dec/2019 09:14 - 671 days ago
The post International Flights to Uganda appeared first on Diary of a Muzungu | Uganda & East Africa Travel Blog....
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Airlines Nairobi Kenya Coast - 17/Dec/2019 09:00 - 671 days ago
The post Airlines Nairobi Kenya Coast appeared first on Diary of a Muzungu | Uganda & East Africa Travel Blog....
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Domestic Flights Uganda - 13/Dec/2019 16:41 - 675 days ago
The post Domestic Flights Uganda appeared first on Diary of a Muzungu | Uganda & East Africa Travel Blog....
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Great things to do in East Africa before flying to your next destination - 10/Dec/2019 11:42 - 678 days ago
Great things to do in East Africa before flying to your next destination The post Great things to do in East Africa before flyin...
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Lunch arrived–squawking–on a boda boda - 30/Nov/2019 07:32 - 688 days ago
Being hungry in Kasese can be a bit of a challenge. Part I Ordering dinner after 9 pm upcountry usually means little in the way ...
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10 fascinating facts (I bet you didn’t know) about flamingos - 26/Nov/2019 13:11 - 692 days ago
Flamingo-watching, horse riding through zebras, a game drive in search of elands – what more can a girl ask for? Sigh̷...
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Lake Saka–more birdwatching with Rog! - 16/Nov/2019 19:22 - 702 days ago
Pelicans and Great-crested Grebes – birdwatching at Lake Saka, Fort Portal The sight of four Sacred Ibis flying overhead i...
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Protected: How to tour Africa from the comfort of your Nairobi hotel - 06/Nov/2019 15:46 - 712 days ago
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: How to tour Africa from the comfort of your Nairobi ho...
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“I was thinking of getting myself a Muzungu,” he said - 02/Nov/2019 06:17 - 716 days ago
Any colour will do - as long as it's white... apparently. The post “I was thinking of getting myself a Muzungu,” he said app...
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How to eat like a Rwandan–10 snacks (I bet you’ve never tried) - 26/Oct/2019 07:52 - 723 days ago
As well as the regular biscuits and sodas, the small bus park in Musanze (stop off point for tracking the gorillas in Rwanda) ha...
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Will you Run the Rift or Ride the Rift? Sign up now! - 17/Oct/2019 07:12 - 732 days ago
Join me in registering for two great sporting events taking place in November and December at the fabulous Kyaninga Lodge near F...
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How to be a tourist–my top 4 tips for Ugandans who want to travel - 08/Oct/2019 15:00 - 741 days ago
Diary of a Muzungu. camel Buganda Expo Kampala The post How to be a tourist – my top 4 tips for Ugandans who want to trave...
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One to watch: Gishwati–Mukura, Rwanda’s newest national park - 29/Sep/2019 08:50 - 750 days ago
Gishwati - Mukura, Rwanda’s fourth national park The post One to watch: Gishwati – Mukura, Rwanda’s newest national p...
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Swahili Beach–confessions of a travel blogger - 16/Sep/2019 23:06 - 763 days ago
With eight swimming pools cascading down to the Indian Ocean, Swahili Beach Resort in Diani is high on this travel blogger's lis...
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“I was thinking of getting myself a Muzungu,” he said - 25/Aug/2019 18:17 - 785 days ago
The good Samaritan? They must have watered down my petrol or something. I know the car needs a service but it’s almost impossi...
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Taste rural Ugandan life in Ishasha with Agartha! - 24/Aug/2019 19:14 - 786 days ago
Agartha’s Taste of Uganda Tour is fun, educational and perfect for the inquisitive visitor who wonders how a rural Ugandan lad...
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Taste rural Ugandan life in Ishasha with Agartha! - 24/Aug/2019 19:14 - 786 days ago
Agartha’s Taste of Uganda Tour is fun, educational and perfect for the inquisitive visitor who wonders how a rural Ugandan lad...
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Whale watching in Watamu–a first for Kenya! - 11/Aug/2019 13:32 - 799 days ago
Whale watching in Watamu and the Twin Migration! The Great Migration of a million plus wildebeest across the plains of Kenya (an...
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History in your hand– exploring Kampala, Jinja&Entebbe for free with maps and a mobile app - 11/Jul/2019 07:57 - 830 days ago
The launch of three free maps, a free mobile app and a book of photography gives unprecedented information about Uganda’s ...
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Uganda gets a sporting chance to promote tourism globally - 26/Jun/2019 17:35 - 845 days ago
Uganda tourism supports Uganda Cranes at Africa Cup of Nations 2019 in Egypt   This week a team from the Ministry of Touris...
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Rhinos to Rwanda: the largest ever transport of rhinos from Europe to Africa begins today - 23/Jun/2019 10:03 - 848 days ago
Rwanda’s commitment to protecting and investing in its National Parks is phenomenal. The annual Kwita Izina gorilla naming cer...
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“There is no Murchison Falls National Park without Murchison Falls”#SaveMurchisonFalls - 18/Jun/2019 11:18 - 853 days ago
“There is no Murchison Falls National Park without Murchison Falls” says Dr Akankwasa Barirega, Acting Commissioner,...
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Oranges and Ebola– a night crossing at the Uganda Rwanda border - 09/Jun/2019 09:07 - 862 days ago
Oranges and Ebola – a night crossing at the Uganda Rwanda border Tonight we’re listening to rumba. It’s a pleasant change ...
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Oranges and Ebola– a night crossing at the Uganda Rwanda border - 09/Jun/2019 09:07 - 862 days ago
Oranges and Ebola – a night crossing at the Uganda Rwanda border Tonight we’re listening to rumba. It’s a pleasant change ...
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Water, water everywhere, nor a drop to drink”–breakfast in Kigali - 07/Jun/2019 05:02 - 864 days ago
Breakfast at a low-key motel in Kigali brought back school-day memories of studying English literature. In ‘The Rime of the An...
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Water, water everywhere, nor a drop to drink”–Breakfast in Kigali - 07/Jun/2019 05:02 - 864 days ago
Breakfast at a low-key motel in Kigali brought back school-day memories of studying English literature. In ‘The Rime of the An...
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Tanzania bans plastic bags–travellers take note! - 31/May/2019 05:35 - 871 days ago
Tanzania bans plastic carrier bags – travellers take note! Visitors to Tanzania should take note that the government has j...
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Auntie Charlotte’s cottage features in “Amazing views from workplaces around the world” BBC.com - 24/Apr/2019 13:00 - 908 days ago
A window onto Kibale Forest This month marks a year since I left Kampala to move (temporarily I thought!) upcountry. We often wa...
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Why every blogger needs CoSchedule! - 05/Apr/2019 14:48 - 927 days ago
Why every blogger needs CoSchedule! Travel blogging has opened up a world of incredible experiences across East Africa. (Sometim...
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Do you work in tourism in East Africa? Let’s meet in Arusha! KARIBU KILIFAIR 2019 - 22/Mar/2019 08:14 - 941 days ago
Do you work in tourism? Arusha is the new, bigger venue for KARIBU KILIFAIR June 7-9 2019 Billed as “East Africa’s number on...
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How to get around Kampala (when you don’t have a helicopter) - 27/Jan/2019 07:00 - 995 days ago
How to travel around Kampala (when you don’t have a helicopter) New expats frequently ask me where the best places are to ...
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Caught on camera! The BBC visit Murchison Falls - 17/Jan/2019 07:46 - 1005 days ago
Who moved in after Amin moved out? The BBC’s latest big budget wildlife affair is with the Earth’s Great Rivers, spe...
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Kampala’s top 7 top hotels for celebrating Christmas and New Year! - 23/Dec/2018 20:31 - 1030 days ago
Where are you celebrating Christmas Eve? What are your plans for Boxing Day? For those of you who haven’t gone to the vill...
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What is the best way to travel to the mountain gorillas? - 19/Dec/2018 19:37 - 1034 days ago
Travel and logistics. What’s the best way to travel to the mountain gorillas? The main roads to the gorilla tracking regio...
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What are the differences between tracking the gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda? - 19/Dec/2018 17:11 - 1034 days ago
Uganda or Rwanda. How do you decide where to go mountain gorilla tracking? Mountain gorilla tracking is a professionally organis...
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Where are the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda? - 21/Nov/2018 15:31 - 1062 days ago
Where are the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda? Uganda’s Mountain Gorillas can be seen in two places in southwestern Uganda: Bwindi...
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What do Mountain Gorillas look like? - 21/Nov/2018 15:19 - 1062 days ago
What do Mountain Gorillas look like? Did you know that gorillas and humans share 98% of the same genetic material? Male Mountain...
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Where is the best place to stay for gorilla tracking in Uganda? - 21/Nov/2018 15:13 - 1062 days ago
Where to stay in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Lodges in Buhoma I love Bwindi Lodge! The interiors are superb and the full frontal ...
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Ultimate Guide to Mountain Gorilla Trekking - 21/Nov/2018 15:03 - 1062 days ago
The Ultimate Guide to Mountain Gorilla Tracking The Ultimate Guide to Mountain Gorilla Tracking (or Trekking) is designed to hel...
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Mount Elgon National Park - 21/Nov/2018 11:59 - 1062 days ago
Mount Elgon National Park – need some head space? Go climb Wagagai! Mount Elgon National Park straddles Uganda’s e...
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Queen Elizabeth National Park - 21/Nov/2018 11:52 - 1062 days ago
Queen Elizabeth National Park – more bird species than any other African national park! Queen Elizabeth National Park stra...
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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park - 16/Nov/2018 19:41 - 1067 days ago
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park -a gem in an unspoiled corner of Uganda Approaching Mgahinga and the Virunga volcanoes from Kisor...
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Kibale Forest National Park - 12/Nov/2018 13:26 - 1071 days ago
Kibale Forest National Park – home to the world’s greatest concentration of primates Kibale Forest National Park h...
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Uganda Travel Tips - 12/Nov/2018 13:21 - 1071 days ago
Uganda travel tips and expat travel advice One of the first things you’ll want to know when you travel to Uganda is How to...
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Uganda travel advice I ignored - 12/Nov/2018 13:14 - 1071 days ago
Uganda travel advice I ignored We all make mistakes, here are some of mine. This is a list of some of the advice I was given ...
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Semliki National Park - 12/Nov/2018 13:08 - 1071 days ago
Semliki National Park – “half as many species of bird as the entire Congo” Semliki (or Semuliki) is most popul...
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Kidepo Valley National Park - 12/Nov/2018 13:06 - 1071 days ago
Kidepo Valley National Park – “One of the top 10 parks in Africa” Set in the remotest northeast corner of Ugan...
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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park - 12/Nov/2018 12:51 - 1071 days ago
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park – no. 1 for mountain gorilla trekking, no. 1 in Africa for birding too! We pay a ...
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Oranges and Ebola - 26/Sep/2018 11:32 - 1118 days ago
No Ebola outbreak in Uganda, says government Tonight we’re listening to rumba. It’s a pleasant change from the constant hawk...
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Celebrating gorillas at“the best Kwita Izina ever!” - 19/Sep/2018 11:13 - 1125 days ago
Celebrating gorillas at “the best Kwita Izina ever!” Rwanda’s gorilla naming ceremony Gorilla tracking is said...
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Celebrating gorillas at“the best Kwita Izina ever!” - 19/Sep/2018 11:13 - 1125 days ago
Celebrating gorillas at “the best Kwita Izina ever!” Rwanda’s gorilla naming ceremony Gorilla tracking is said...
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Celebrating gorillas at“the best Kwita Izina ever!” - 19/Sep/2018 11:13 - 1125 days ago
Celebrating gorillas at “the best Kwita Izina ever!” Rwanda’s gorilla naming ceremony Gorilla tracking is said...
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Airbnb Africa Travel Summit starts drive to spread tourism benefits to locals - 13/Sep/2018 13:49 - 1131 days ago
Report from the inaugural Airbnb Africa Travel Summit Cape Town, 11-13 September 2018 Guest post by Solomon Oleny In partnershi...
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Airbnb Africa Travel Summit starts drive to spread tourism benefits to locals - 13/Sep/2018 13:49 - 1131 days ago
Report from the inaugural Airbnb Africa Travel Summit Cape Town, 11-13 September 2018 Guest post by Solomon Oleny In partnershi...
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Airbnb Africa Travel Summit starts drive to spread tourism benefits to locals - 13/Sep/2018 10:49 - 1131 days ago
Report from the inaugural Airbnb Africa Travel Summit Cape Town, 11-13 September 2018 Guest post by Solomon Oleny In partnershi...
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“I saw things”Nyege Nyege Festival - 12/Sep/2018 12:15 - 1132 days ago
Eating life: Nyege Nyege Festival 2018 [envira-gallery id=”9703″] PHOTOS Tweny Benjamin, Tweny Moments “I saw...
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“I saw things”Nyege Nyege Festival - 12/Sep/2018 12:15 - 1132 days ago
Eating life: Nyege Nyege Festival 2018 [envira-gallery id=”9703″] PHOTOS Tweny Benjamin, Tweny Moments “I saw...
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“I saw things”Nyege Nyege Festival - 12/Sep/2018 09:15 - 1132 days ago
Eating life: Nyege Nyege Festival 2018 PHOTOS Tweny Benjamin, Tweny Moments “I saw things. The 4-day fete ended last nigh...
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Back in the saddle–horseplay at Speke Equestrian Centre - 04/Sep/2018 22:44 - 1140 days ago
Straight from the horse’s mouth: what’s on at Speke Equestrian Centre, Munyonyo Speke Equestrian Centre, Munyonyo fo...
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Back in the saddle–horseplay at Speke Equestrian Centre - 04/Sep/2018 22:44 - 1140 days ago
Straight from the horse’s mouth: what’s on at Speke Equestrian Centre, Munyonyo Speke Equestrian Centre, Munyonyo fo...
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Back in the saddle–horseplay at Speke Equestrian Centre - 04/Sep/2018 22:44 - 1140 days ago
Straight from the horse’s mouth: what’s on at Speke Equestrian Centre, Munyonyo Speke Equestrian Centre, Munyonyo fo...
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17 must-try experiences in Mombasa! - 29/Aug/2018 22:35 - 1146 days ago
17 must-try experiences in – and on the way to – Mombasa  Mombasa is closer than you think… I recently flew to th...
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17 must-try experiences in Mombasa! - 29/Aug/2018 22:35 - 1146 days ago
17 must-try experiences in – and on the way to – Mombasa  Mombasa is closer than you think… I recently flew to th...
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How to book air tickets for Entebbe to Nairobi online at Jambojet.com - 29/Aug/2018 16:07 - 1146 days ago
How to book air tickets for Entebbe to Nairobi online at Jambojet.com – a guide If you’ve read my 17 must-try experience...
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17 must-try experiences in Mombasa! - 27/Aug/2018 19:35 - 1148 days ago
17 must-try experiences in – and on the way to – Mombasa  Mombasa is closer than you think… I recently flew to th...
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How to book air tickets for Entebbe to Nairobi on Jambojet.com - 27/Aug/2018 19:07 - 1148 days ago
A guide to booking air tickets for Entebbe to Nairobi on Jambojet.com + tips for first time fliers If you’ve read my 17 must-t...
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How to book air tickets for Entebbe to Nairobi on Jambojet.com - 27/Aug/2018 19:07 - 1148 days ago
A guide to booking air tickets for Entebbe to Nairobi on Jambojet.com + tips for first time fliers If you’ve read my 17 must-t...
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How to book air tickets for Entebbe to Nairobi on Jambojet.com - 27/Aug/2018 16:07 - 1148 days ago
A guide to booking air tickets for Entebbe to Nairobi on Jambojet.com + tips for first time fliers If you’ve read my 17 must-t...
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How to book air tickets for Entebbe to Nairobi on Jambojet.com - 27/Aug/2018 16:07 - 1148 days ago
A guide to booking air tickets for Entebbe to Nairobi on Jambojet.com + tips for first time fliers If you’ve read my 17 must-t...
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Chimping in“Chibale”(Kibale Forest)–a family affair - 22/Jul/2018 13:32 - 1184 days ago
Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Clare Park, a British tourist who visited Uganda with her family ...
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Chimping in“Chibale”(Kibale Forest)–a family affair - 22/Jul/2018 13:32 - 1184 days ago
Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Clare Park, a British tourist who visited Uganda with her family ...
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Chimping in“Chibale”(Kibale Forest)–a family affair - 22/Jul/2018 13:32 - 1184 days ago
Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Clare Park, a British tourist who visited Uganda with her family ...
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From Silverbacks to Silverchefs! - 29/May/2018 14:04 - 1238 days ago
How far will you go for good food? From Silverback Mountain Gorillas to Silverchefs – how food is helping put the Gorilla ...
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From Silverbacks to Silverchefs! - 29/May/2018 14:04 - 1238 days ago
How far will you go for good food? From Silverback Mountain Gorillas to Silverchefs – how food is helping put the Gorilla ...
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From Silverbacks to Silverchefs! - 29/May/2018 11:04 - 1238 days ago
How far will you go for good food? From Silverback Mountain Gorillas to Silverchefs – how food is helping put the Gorilla ...
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Scrabble and a roaring fire: recipe for a cosy weekend at The Peak Spot Lodge, Rwanda - 27/Apr/2018 14:03 - 1270 days ago
A weekend by an open fireplace at The Peak Spot Lodge “Jewel of the Virunga” a few minutes’ drive from the sta...
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Scrabble and a roaring fire: recipe for a cosy weekend at The Peak Spot Lodge, Rwanda - 27/Apr/2018 11:03 - 1270 days ago
A weekend by an open fireplace at The Peak Spot Lodge “Jewel of the Virunga” a few minutes’ drive from the sta...
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Scrabble and a roaring fire: recipe for a cosy weekend at The Peak Spot Lodge, Rwanda - 27/Apr/2018 11:03 - 1270 days ago
A weekend by an open fireplace at The Peak Spot Lodge “Jewel of the Virunga” a few minutes’ drive from the sta...
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Scrabble and a roaring fire: recipe for a cosy weekend at The Peak Spot Lodge, Rwanda - 27/Apr/2018 11:03 - 1270 days ago
A weekend by an open fireplace at The Peak Spot Lodge “Jewel of the Virunga” a few minutes’ drive from the sta...
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A bed full of wings - 17/Apr/2018 18:44 - 1280 days ago
Life on the edge of Kibale Forest during the rainy season The chimpanzees of Kibale Forest have been screeching loudly for the p...
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A bed full of wings - 17/Apr/2018 18:44 - 1280 days ago
Life on the edge of Kibale Forest during the rainy season The chimpanzees of Kibale Forest have been screeching loudly for the p...
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A bed full of wings - 17/Apr/2018 18:44 - 1280 days ago
Life on the edge of Kibale Forest during the rainy season The chimpanzees of Kibale Forest have been screeching loudly for the p...
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Race around the Lubiri–‘Kabaka wange’ - 31/Mar/2018 05:37 - 1297 days ago
Register for the Kabaka’s Birthday Run, Kampala, Sunday April 8th 2018 It seems every week there is a ‘marathon̵...
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25 little-known Ugandan tourist destinations to visit in 2018 - 28/Feb/2018 16:45 - 1328 days ago
25 little-known Ugandan tourist destinations to visit in 2018 After a few days visiting community tourism projects in Ishasha, Q...
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The Bee Hive–for cold beer&hot coffee (drop by after tracking the chimps in Kibale!) - 26/Feb/2018 09:42 - 1330 days ago
The Bee Hive Bar & Bistro at Bigodi only opened last year and is already a hit amongst travellers, tourists and locals. The ...
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Brief Encounter. Of romance&railways–Kenya’s SGR train ride - 14/Feb/2018 16:28 - 1342 days ago
Brief Encounter – the muzungu’s complete guide to Kenya’s SGR ‘Madaraka Express’ train between Nai...
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Love birds, butterflies and chimps? Then don’t miss Sunbird Hill, Kibale Forest edge - 07/Feb/2018 15:45 - 1349 days ago
Introducing Sunbird Hill on the edge of Kibale Forest Sunbird Hill Research and Monitoring Site is becoming a haven for nature e...
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The day my suitcase got upgraded to business class - 09/Jan/2018 11:01 - 1378 days ago
My hands were full. With one hand I pulled my suitcase on wheels; in the other I was carrying – and trying to quickly drin...
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Uganda for beginners– introduction for new expats - 13/Dec/2017 14:06 - 1405 days ago
Uganda for beginners – an introduction for new expats You’re bound to fall in love with Ugandans’ ever friendly and infect...
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Why I believe there’s witchcraft (A tribute to my dog) - 11/Dec/2017 06:00 - 1407 days ago
Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Bash Fahad Mutumba, a Ugandan blogger and fellow dog-lover!  Bas...
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It’s nsenene all the way: grasshopper road trip to Fort Portal - 30/Nov/2017 20:10 - 1418 days ago
A rainy season journey: grasshopper road trip to Fort Portal Our dawn departure from Kampala is marked by streaks of pink and or...
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Rwanda announces: all travelers to get #VisaOnArrival from January 2018 - 17/Nov/2017 12:00 - 1431 days ago
How do I apply for Rwanda visas in 2018? Rwanda to issue visa on arrival for all visitors You have to hand it to the Rwandese, t...
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*ENTER NOW* share your photos of the Pearl of Africa! - 05/Nov/2017 22:49 - 1443 days ago
Do you love photography? Do you love winning cool prizes? Do you love taking photos of the Peal of Africa? Then you want to ente...
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The rolex: celebrating Uganda’s uniqueness! - 09/Oct/2017 10:19 - 1470 days ago
How the humble rolex celebrates Uganda’s uniqueness! I received an interesting email recently: “I have been following yo...
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Bumming around in Nyabugogo bus park - 27/Sep/2017 16:17 - 1482 days ago
Waiting for the bus to depart. Nyabugogo bus park, Kigali I can’t believe my luck. My allocated seat – number 11 ...
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NEXT UP: Bayimba!“An unparalleled feast of music, dance, theatre, film&visual arts” - 06/Sep/2017 17:25 - 1503 days ago
Bayimba International Festival of the Arts 10th Anniversary: exploring Uganda’s Art Wealth Diary of a Muzungu is delighted to...
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“Vintage is elegance”–classic cars&fashion at the Kampala Sheraton - 18/Aug/2017 03:55 - 1522 days ago
In case you missed it! Highlights from the 2017 CBA Uganda Classic and Vintage Auto Show Do you love the cars of a bygone era? E...
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Why orphanage tours are wrong - 08/Aug/2017 05:01 - 1532 days ago
Children aren’t tourist attractions. Why orphanage tours are wrong Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post i...
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#RwenzoriDiary week 6– Kilembe revisited - 04/Aug/2017 07:00 - 1536 days ago
Welcome to week 6 of my #RwenzoriDiary. The series started here … A few weeks ago, we embarked on a fascinating tour of th...
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#RwenzoriDiary week 5–Sempaya Springs, Semliki - 23/Jul/2017 10:42 - 1548 days ago
Welcome to week 5 of my #RwenzoriDiary. The series started here … I’m now back in Kampala and getting stuck into th...
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How private patrols support Bugoma Forest conservation - 20/Jul/2017 16:12 - 1551 days ago
As regular Diary of a Muzungu readers will know, conservation brought me to Uganda. I continue to support a number of conservati...
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#RwenzoriDiary week 4– high above Mt Kilimanjaro! - 14/Jul/2017 11:37 - 1557 days ago
Welcome to week 4 of my #RwenzoriDiary. The series started here … Let’s get the bad news out of the way: it’s not been ...
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#RwenzoriDiary week three–don’t miss July’s Rwenzori Tourism Expo! - 07/Jul/2017 05:00 - 1564 days ago
Welcome to week three of my #RwenzoriDiary. The series started here … I’ve just received the most exciting hiking t...
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#RwenzoriDiary week two–Kasese pork joints&grazing at the Sheraton - 26/Jun/2017 18:58 - 1575 days ago
I’ve received a few comments about the first entry in my #RwenzoriDiary, including “you go, I’ll meet you back...
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#RwenzoriDiary week one–commitment! - 20/Jun/2017 19:04 - 1581 days ago
I’m committed now. You have it in writing. There’s no going back – only up! I don’t know when and I don&...
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The Kigali Marriott Hotel: American luxury with Rwandese class - 16/Jun/2017 04:47 - 1585 days ago
The Kigali Marriott Hotel: American luxury with Rwandese class Driving up to the rather smart Kigali Marriott, you might think t...
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Stirring up magic at the Devil’s Cauldron, Murchison Falls - 06/May/2017 09:31 - 1626 days ago
Top of the Falls, Murchison Falls National Park There is an inevitability about the constant flow of the River Nile that I find ...
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Why Alain St Ange is the best candidate for UNWTO Secretary General - 02/May/2017 04:36 - 1630 days ago
Transforming Africa through tourism. Why East African Alain St Ange is the best candidate for UNWTO Secretary General Regular re...
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Nairobi National Park. The muzungu’s first city safari! - 17/Apr/2017 05:31 - 1645 days ago
A city safari in Nairobi National Park. An early morning game drive to match any safari in the bush! It seemed weird to leave o...
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Stirring up magic at the Devil’s Cauldron, Murchison Falls - 15/Apr/2017 09:31 - 1647 days ago
Top of the Falls, Murchison Falls National Park There is an inevitability about the constant flow of the River Nile that I find ...
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“Salesman with an AK47”Uganda via Northern Ireland, Iraq&Afghanistan - 12/Apr/2017 08:39 - 1650 days ago
A book review: Salesman with an AK47: a rollercoaster ride of a life lived on the edge – by Alan Barry This book is not ...
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Sundowners, star-gazing&tales from the bush. A weekend at Nile Safari Lodge - 14/Mar/2017 07:51 - 1679 days ago
There’s a cool breeze coming off the Nile tonight. My banda at Nile Safari Lodge is open-netted on three sides. Set on sti...
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5 things to remember when backpacking with kids in Africa - 16/Feb/2017 07:48 - 1705 days ago
Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Joe. I’ll let him introduce himself! I’m Joe. I run N...
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Chinese tourism in Uganda–opportunity or threat? - 17/Jan/2017 11:46 - 1735 days ago
Chinese in Uganda: tourism opportunities and conservation threats Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is b...
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Where to travel in East Africa in 2017: the muzungu’s recommendations - 05/Jan/2017 21:10 - 1747 days ago
Where to travel in East Africa in 2017: Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda. The Muzungu’s recommendations Happy New Year, dear Diary re...
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Uganda becoming a digital hub - 16/Dec/2016 20:35 - 1767 days ago
Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is written by Abigail Morgan. According to an article published on the...
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Kyaninga Lodge–the dancing, running (and relaxing!) lodge - 18/Nov/2016 21:26 - 1795 days ago
Kyaninga Lodge‘s breathtaking views Since the recent launch of the Disney film ‘Queen of Katwe,’ Ugandans have been di...
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10 little-known things to do in Arua, West Nile - 02/Nov/2016 06:51 - 1811 days ago
Here’s the muzungu’s guide on how to travel to Arua, 10 things to do in Arua and West Nile, all about Arua town, what to buy...
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MASH-tastic! The muzungu’s bus tips from Kampala to Nairobi - 17/Oct/2016 19:34 - 1827 days ago
Taking the bus between Kampala and Nairobi? Try MASH! The brilliant East Africa Tourist Visa and Interstate Pass mean that trave...
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“Nagawa – you cowardised!” A detour via the Congo - 14/Sep/2016 20:10 - 1860 days ago
Adventure in West Nile – and beyond There were two international highlights to our trip to West Nile. The silly Muzungu wa...
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Downtown dreadlocks. The muzungu’s blind date - 03/Sep/2016 11:15 - 1871 days ago
What did I say to Julia? After one dating disaster too many I joked that “if another guy with dreadlocks wants to date me, th...
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Tropical disease diary - 23/Aug/2016 08:06 - 1882 days ago
“How not to do it” – Uganda travel health advice from the muzungu This month I have been bitten by Mango Flies...
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Kenya’s dazzling marine life: where to snorkel in Watamu - 17/Aug/2016 07:30 - 1888 days ago
Kenya’s dazzling marine life: where to snorkel in Watamu Seventh Heaven isn’t up in the sky, it’s here in the warm Ind...
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Airport drama # 1-“The plane is closing!” - 07/Aug/2016 10:56 - 1898 days ago
If I’m honest, I’ve lived on ‘African time’ before I lived in Africa… but even when I make a timely plan, some...
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Airport drama # 1-“The plane is closing!” - 07/Aug/2016 10:56 - 1898 days ago
If I’m honest, I’ve lived on ‘African time’ before I lived in Africa… but even when I make a timely plan, some...
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NOW LIVE: apply for Ugandan tourist visas online - 01/Jul/2016 16:09 - 1935 days ago
All Ugandan tourist visas are now online. Apply BEFORE you travel! Update from Kampala, Uganda, effective July 1, 2016. The Mini...
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What is the East Africa Tourist Visa? - 26/May/2016 23:18 - 1971 days ago
What is the East Africa Tourist Visa? Your questions answered… The idea of a single regional East Africa Tourist Visa is t...
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Have you traveled the Lunatic Express? - 07/May/2016 18:25 - 1990 days ago
More ‘lunatic’ than ‘express’… Lunatic Express train Nairobi to Mombasa, Kenya: survival tips, how...
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Why Kenya’s ivory burning makes sense #worthmorealive - 29/Apr/2016 13:17 - 1998 days ago
The ivory burning in Nairobi National Park, Kenya and what it means. This weekend sees a historic conservation event: the burni...
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Why visit Uganda? Dispelling a few myths - 24/Feb/2016 18:57 - 2063 days ago
Why visit Uganda? #VisitUganda When I tell people in Europe that I live in Uganda, they may have heard of the country, but they ...
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The Muzungu stays home–while #UgandaDecides - 05/Feb/2016 21:01 - 2082 days ago
Follow #UgandaDecides is the hashtag dedicated to Uganda’s forthcoming election. One thing is for sure, Ugandans have a f...
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How to find an international school in Kampala - 05/Feb/2016 01:59 - 2082 days ago
General intro: FAMILIES Ugandans are big on family and are crazy about children. Statistics say the average Ugandan family has s...
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Where to travel in Uganda&East Africa in 2016–the Muzungu’s plans - 02/Jan/2016 16:13 - 2116 days ago
Where to travel in Uganda & East Africa in 2016 Happy New Year, dear Diary reader! As we wave goodbye to 2015, I’d lik...
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On The Ball–inspiring Ugandan kids through football - 20/Dec/2015 09:17 - 2129 days ago
Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Irish football coach Karol Gallagher, who I first met at the Ka...
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Expats in Uganda Magazine amateur photography competition 2015: the winners - 18/Dec/2015 19:04 - 2131 days ago
Uganda is an incredibly photogenic country, and many expats have sharpened their photography skills after coming to Uganda, and ...
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On the right track: the Muzungu’s first Ugandan train ride - 13/Dec/2015 14:46 - 2136 days ago
Rift Valley Railways relaunches Kampala passenger train service after 20 year break Another first this week: my first Ugandan tr...
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Karibu!– welcome to East Africa – Pope Francis #PopeInUganda - 25/Nov/2015 22:50 - 2154 days ago
Karibu! – and welcome to East Africa! – Pope Francis. #PopeInKenya #PopeInUganda The Pope has landed in East Africa! Now in ...
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Are you going to Kampala City Festival 2015? - 02/Oct/2015 22:04 - 2208 days ago
Are you going to Kampala City Festival 2015? This is the Muzungu’s story from 2014. I had a blast! Scroll down to the bottom ...
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How to hike Bwindi. My Gorilla Highlands adventure, part 2 - 19/Sep/2015 23:39 - 2221 days ago
Bwindi hiking: Have you experienced the real jungle? Been walking in the woods? Try walking in the jungle! Hiking Bwindi Impe...
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Going back to school? How to find an international school in Kampala - 16/Aug/2015 07:27 - 2255 days ago
Are you new to Uganda? Are you looking for tips on how to find an International School in Kampala? Ugandans are big on family an...
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How many islands before breakfast? My Gorilla Highlands adventure, part 1 - 12/Jul/2015 19:40 - 2290 days ago
Can you beat this… ? A gentle early morning paddle across the still waters of Lake Bunyonyi in a dugout canoe… follo...
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How to climb the Rwenzori Mountains–trekking Margherita Peak - 30/May/2015 19:46 - 2333 days ago
Are you thinking of climbing Margherita Peak or trekking the Rwenzori Mountains? Then read this first! Welcome to Diary of a Mu...
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An invitation to Masaka: the inaugural Uganda International Marathon! May 24th - 10/May/2015 20:07 - 2353 days ago
Uganda International Marathon Masaka – Are you interested in running through the beautiful Masaka countryside on the last ...
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“Eating fish” on Lake Victoria–the Muzungu’s guide - 04/Apr/2015 10:07 - 2389 days ago
“Eating fish” on Lake Victoria – the Muzungu’s guide Regular readers of Diary of a Muzungu will know how much I ...
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Mandela and Me. A homage to Nelson Mandela - 07/Dec/2014 20:46 - 2507 days ago
Mandela and Me. A homage to Nelson Mandela This time last year, I was too sick with Malaria to pay homage to Nelson Mandela. Cry...
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Are you up for high wire hijinks? - 29/Nov/2014 16:44 - 2515 days ago
High wire fun at Lakeside Adventure Park Lakeside Adventure Park is unique: there is nowhere like it in Uganda. The park offers...
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Operation Shoebill: Uganda’s Big Birding Day 24 hour race - 22/Nov/2014 15:40 - 2522 days ago
Operation Shoebill: first-hand experience of Uganda’s Big Birding Day annual 24 hour bird race at Mabamba Bay So why precisely...
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My journey to Uganda: First Impressions - 16/Nov/2014 06:35 - 2528 days ago
Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Angela Dempsey, who was so captivated by her first impressions ...
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Why do I blog? - 16/Oct/2014 21:08 - 2559 days ago
Why do I blog? Blogging is my friend. Blogging is my creative outlet. Blogging is my personal space when things in my life don...
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How to climb Mount Kilimanjaro–Tales of a Novice Climber - 07/Oct/2014 18:04 - 2568 days ago
How to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on your ‘travel bucket list’? I love hiking, but there’s a l...
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KLA ART 014–“Unmapped”–Kampala Contemporary Art Festival - 04/Oct/2014 15:05 - 2571 days ago
“Unmapped” – Who are the unheard voices of our cities? KLA ART 014, Kampala Contemporary Art Festival This year Kampa...
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How to climb Mount Kilimanjaro–Tales of a Novice Climber - 18/Sep/2014 18:04 - 2587 days ago
How to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on your ‘travel bucket list’? I love hiking, but there’s a l...
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My journey to Uganda: First Impressions - 10/Sep/2014 06:35 - 2595 days ago
Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Angela Dempsey, who was so captivated by her first impressions ...
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Bird watching on the Kazinga Channel–a 21st century Safari! - 03/Sep/2014 12:19 - 2602 days ago
Bird watching: a 21st-century Safari! Kazinga Channel Queen Elizabeth National Park Have you noticed that the more Safaris you g...
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“Love letter to Motherland Uganda”and the National Anthem debate - 29/Jul/2014 05:33 - 2638 days ago
Uganda’s National Anthem – A plea to Ugandans from Meronie Agaba   In recent weeks, Uganda has been alive with...
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Kampala Art Biennale–what’s it all about? - 27/Jul/2014 19:21 - 2640 days ago
About the Kampala Art Biennale Kampala is a dynamic city, bursting with talent. I love this city. Throughout August this year, ...
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Save the Nile #saveadventuretourisminUganda–can you help? - 17/Jul/2014 15:48 - 2650 days ago
Save the Nile. Help us Save Adventure Tourism in Uganda The situation regarding the Isimba Hydro Power Project on the River Nile...
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Birds send my heart a flutter… - 07/Jul/2014 22:53 - 2660 days ago
My favourite birdwatching Uganda stories Similar in size to Great Britain, Uganda’s unique geographical positioning in the Gre...
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Save the Nile #saveadventuretourisminUganda–can you help? - 29/Jun/2014 11:48 - 2668 days ago
Save the Nile. Help us Save Adventure Tourism in Uganda The situation regarding the Isimba Hydro Power Project on the River Nile...
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Birds send my heart a flutter… - 17/Jun/2014 22:53 - 2680 days ago
My favourite birdwatching Uganda stories Similar in size to Great Britain, Uganda’s unique geographical positioning in the Gre...
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A rollex-fuelled tour of Uganda and Africa by bike #HumanSpirit - 15/Jun/2014 17:06 - 2682 days ago
“I’m no David Attenborough, but trekking with the gorillas has been the greatest wildlife experience of my life,” ...
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All roads lead to Namugongo - 29/May/2014 08:23 - 2699 days ago
It always makes me laugh: the unexpected things I end up getting involved in Uganda, so I shouldn’t have been surprised when J...
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My kind of club? - 10/May/2014 20:05 - 2718 days ago
Launch of the Uganda Chapter of the Explorers Club The Muzungu is always up for a bit of an adventure, as regular Diary of a Muz...
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Messing about on the river - 25/Mar/2014 20:58 - 2764 days ago
Jinja accommodation at The Haven A cursory look at The Haven’s visitor’s book tells it all: full of compliments from first t...
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360 degrees of Rwanda: a Virunga luxury gorilla safari - 15/Mar/2014 06:09 - 2774 days ago
360 degrees of Rwanda: a Virunga luxury gorilla safari Misty volcanic peaks and lakes dotted with small islands are the backdrop...
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The distant Volcanoes of Mgahinga - 14/Mar/2014 09:46 - 2775 days ago
Mount Gahinga Lodge, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park “Mgahinga is my favourite place in the whole of Uganda!” my friend Juli...
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“Eyes turned upward”–aerial photos of South Western Uganda - 04/Mar/2014 11:00 - 2785 days ago
“When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned upward, for there you have been, ...
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5 Years a Blogger - 26/Feb/2014 07:51 - 2791 days ago
Five years ago I first set foot in Uganda. (Is that all it’s been?) Thank you to everyone who’s been part of my journey. I m...
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Crossing continents–the Muzungu’s Istanbul city tour - 23/Feb/2014 11:07 - 2794 days ago
Crossing continents – the Muzungu’s Istanbul city tour The Muzungu loves to explore new places on her own but this t...
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Turkish Delightful–the restaurant in the sky - 23/Feb/2014 09:06 - 2794 days ago
How to fly from Uganda to London – fly via Istanbul with Turkish Airlines! Flying with a national carrier gives you an ins...
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Shake your kabina! A musical, dancing tour of Uganda - 25/Jan/2014 14:30 - 2823 days ago
The Culture of Uganda – in rhythm and dance Tick-tick-tick goes the bamboo on the calabash. Sh-sh-sh-shake the seeds in th...
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Interview with a rebel: Ugandan cultural activist Stephen Rwangyezi - 20/Jan/2014 13:59 - 2828 days ago
Interview with a rebel: Ugandan cultural activist Stephen Rwangyezi Stephen Rwangyezi is a fantastic storyteller with a compell...
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Ugandans Adopt–“Why I do what I do” - 16/Jan/2014 14:16 - 2832 days ago
Welcome to Diary of a Muzungu! This week’s guest post is by Agwang Aidah, who is the Communications Officer at Ugandans Adopt...
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Why do Muzungu women like dating Rastas? - 06/Dec/2013 09:07 - 2873 days ago
If you want to know what’s really going on in mixed relationships, tell me what you think of this one? Some of the experiences...
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Safari to the centre of the solar system - 06/Dec/2013 06:16 - 2873 days ago
The Muzungu simply couldn’t pass on the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see a Hybrid Solar Eclipse in Uganda. I’m not usua...
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Safari to the centre of the solar system - 06/Dec/2013 06:16 - 2873 days ago
The Muzungu simply couldn’t pass on the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see a Hybrid Solar Eclipse in Uganda.   I’m n...
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Protected:“Eat my dust!”de Muzungu’s quad bike Safari - 05/Nov/2013 12:00 - 2904 days ago
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post....
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A solar eclipse turns the spotlight on Northern Uganda’s appeal - 30/Oct/2013 20:39 - 2910 days ago
Suddenly, everyone in Kampala is talking about this weekend’s action: not the usual parties and nightclub events, but a hybrid...
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I love birds! - 17/Oct/2013 07:09 - 2923 days ago
Diary of a Muzungu is proud to be a sponsor of Big Birding Day 2013, supporting the next generation of birders in Uganda. How m...
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In search of the Lucky Bean…Nkuringo walking Safaris, Bwindi - 19/Sep/2013 15:20 - 2951 days ago
Nkuringo Gorilla Camp, in the far south western corner of Uganda, is the ideal starting point for: hiking volcanoes, hikes acro...
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Was Toto right? - 01/Sep/2013 15:49 - 2969 days ago
“Holiday of a lifetime” – was Toto right? Sunshine, and the promise of an evening filled with talk about Uganda and bi...
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BINGO! Rwanda’s Kwita Izina, gorilla naming ceremony - 16/Aug/2013 18:47 - 2985 days ago
It was with great excitement that I travelled to Rwanda to attend the Kwita Izina gorilla naming ceremony. This event is strictl...
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How to date a Ugandan - 06/Aug/2013 11:15 - 2995 days ago
A blog post about dating in Uganda will not suffice. This material fills at least one book! Ugandan men can be handsome and very...
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How to call home - 24/Jul/2013 10:24 - 3008 days ago
Calling home from Uganda can be pretty straightforward. It can also be a right pain in the kabina (bottom). When I first arrived...
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How to avoid Bilharzia - 24/Jul/2013 10:17 - 3008 days ago
You won’t always get Bilharzia if you swim in Lake Victoria and, if you do, it may take weeks, months or even twenty years for...
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How to avoid Malaria - 06/Jul/2013 11:10 - 3026 days ago
When I was a VSO volunteer, I was given a whole list of vaccinations (15 injections in total!) and a free supply of anti-Malaria...
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On my knees again: an audience with the King - 16/Jun/2013 12:54 - 3046 days ago
Bunyoro Kingdom – Empango Celebrations inauguration run De Muzungu’s developed a taste for hanging out with Ugandan ...
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A wedding fit for a King - 18/May/2013 16:44 - 3075 days ago
There was an explosion of noise as the Kabaka arrived for Prince David Wasajja’s wedding at Rubaga Cathedral, Kampala. It&...
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No hurry in Africa–bus Kampala to Kigali - 27/Apr/2013 00:00 - 3096 days ago
No hurry in Africa: on board the bus Kampala to Kigali I didn’t understand much but the salesman’s words: “Tsunami in the ...
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Bang! goes my day - 25/Apr/2013 06:16 - 3098 days ago
Woke in the night to a BANG and a pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. The outside lights flickered off, on, off, on ….. off. Heavy ra...
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The changing face of Kampala slums - 16/Mar/2013 19:31 - 3138 days ago
I love Namuwongo, it’s where I first fell in love with Uganda but I’m sure many Ugandans would shudder hearing tha...
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And there goes my wall–weather in Uganda - 24/Feb/2013 18:38 - 3158 days ago
Rain… rain… rain… weather in Uganda - eh! You’re disorganising me!   Rain stopped work. Rain stop...
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Bandas, huts, hostels. Where to stay in Kampala? - 25/Jan/2013 11:40 - 3188 days ago
Bandas, huts and hostels – where to stay in Uganda? Living in Kampala As soon as I stepped off the plane, I fell in love w...
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The Muzungu’s Best of 2012! - 12/Jan/2013 18:34 - 3201 days ago
Uganda has tested me in many ways and 2012 was ‘challenging’ as we say around here – but I’m still here ...
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Wake up and smell the coffee, Rift Valley style - 29/Dec/2012 14:31 - 3215 days ago
Kyambura Gorge Lodge, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda Day breaks over the Rift Valley and my early morning coffee has arr...
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The Kingfisher and I - 08/Dec/2012 09:38 - 3236 days ago
I love this time of day, walking with the dogs before the sun goes down. There’s something in the air tonight. A pair of A...
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Are muzungus all rich? - 17/Nov/2012 08:33 - 3257 days ago
Being a Muzungu (having a white skin) defines me as rich, or so the Rollex man tells me: “For us we know you are rich.” Let&...
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